PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: yStats.com GmbH & Co. KG

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

YStats.com GmbH & Co. KG Publishes 2014 EMEA Online Gaming Market Report - A new publication by Hamburg-based secondary research organization yStats.com, “EMEA Online Gaming Market 2014”, reports a trend of gamers away from consoles and pre-installed PC games toward online and mobile games
YStats.com GmbH & Co. KG Publishes 2014 EMEA Online Gaming Market Report

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Hamburg, Germany, 2014/03/05 - A new publication by Hamburg-based secondary research organization yStats.com, “EMEA Online Gaming Market 2014”, reports a trend of gamers away from consoles and pre-installed PC games toward online and mobile games.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering E-Business B2B/B2C Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

This move to mobile and social is especially pronounced in emerging markets such as Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa compared to Western Europe, where a high percentage of gamers still play on their console or PC, but even there the trend is apparent as smartphone and tablet penetration continues.

In Europe, the UK led spending rates on digital game content, while Germany was the leading country by average monthly revenue per paying user. Online gaming is a vast market in the UK as nearly 20% of the population of the UK use the Internet to play video games. The online game market there has further growth potential because of the mobile trend. Tablets were the first choice of over a third of mobile device owners to play games in 2013 in the UK, while half of all tablet owners played games. In Germany, consoles and PC are still popular for gaming, but mobile and social platforms are gaining importance. Downloads generated the highest revenue on the online gaming market in Germany in 2013. Mobile game sales also grow. The most popular types of games played in Germany are strategy, casual and action games.

In France, digital games are expected to grow and take a large share of the total video games market, while physical games sales decline. The revenues of the digital gaming market in France grew by over 10% in 2013, while the share of digital gaming on the total gaming market increased. Computer was the device most frequently used for gaming in France last year, followed by smartphone. In Belgium, the largest group of gamers played social or casual games, with the mobile gaming audience also being significant. A similar pattern was observed in Spain, and in Italy the PC and consoles are still used more for games than smartphones and tablets.

The emerging markets Turkey and Poland were ahead of Western European countries in terms of the share of online gamers on Internet users in 2013. Eastern European countries also had a higher share of users who play networked games than in Western Europe, with Croatia in the lead. In Poland, computer games remained a major segment of the gaming market in 2013, but social, mobile games and online MMOs are catching up. In Turkey, over 20 million people play games online regularly, with social games being the largest contributors to this number.

In Russia, the online gaming market is booming, with still more growth expected from the mobile and social platforms. The online gaming market grew by over 20% in Russia, with MMO being the largest segment, followed by social. The number of mobile gamers in Russia is forecasted to increase annually to reach over 60 million in 2016, with around the same number playing online games other than on mobile devices.

In the Middle East, a quarter of Internet users in the UAE play or download video games or computer games online, almost double the share in 2010. Moreover, over 10% of mobile users in the UAE download games on mobile. In Jordan and Saudi Arabia, the most visited gaming websites have a monthly audience reach of over 10% of Internet users in those countries.

Online gaming revenues in South Africa are forecasted to grow by a small-double digit percentage between 2013 and 2017. Mobile gaming outperforms pure online gaming by far in South Africa, with the revenues differing by several times. In other African countries, such as Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and Senegal, online and mobile gaming is also gaining popularity, with a small double-digit share of Internet users engaging in this activity on their mobile devices and PCs.

About yStats com
yStats com has been committed to research up-to-date, objective and demand-based data on markets and competitors for top managers from various industries since 2005. Headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, the firm has a strong international focus and is specialized in secondary market research. In addition to offering reports on markets and competitors, yStats.com also carries out client-specific research. Clients include leading global enterprises from various industries including B2C E-Commerce, electronic payment systems, mail order and direct marketing, logistics, as well as banking and consulting.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering E-Business B2B/B2C Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: yStats.com GmbH & Co. KG

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
E-Business B2B/B2C articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


YStats.com GmbH & Co. KG Publishes 2014 EMEA Online Gaming Market Report

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

|
Publisher Contact: Yucel Yelken - yStats.com 
+49 40 39906850 press[.]ystats.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any yStats.com GmbH & Co. KG securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

E-Business B2B/B2C via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From yStats.com GmbH & Co. KG / Company Profile


Read E-Business B2B/B2C Most Recent Related Newswires:

FIS to Sell Majority Interest in Capco Consulting Business to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
SThree Group Accelerates Back Office Handling with FinancialForce
Ten Startup Companies Selected for Global FinTech Accelerator - Empowered by FIS
Leading European Headhunting Firms Opens New Customer Success Practice to Support SaaS Firms
FIS and The Clearing House Speed the Way to Real-Time Payments with New Incubator Service
FinancialForce Outranks Competition and Emerges as Professional Services Automation (PSA) Market Leader in Latest G2 Crowd Grid℠ for PSA
K4Connect to Speak on IoT Security at IoTFuse
Caterpillar, Inc. Selects FIS for Corporate Liquidity Solutions
Silvergate Bank Transforms its Technology, Launches New Core from FIS
FIS Powers Mirae Asset Securities’ Entrance into U.S. Financial Markets
ATEN Strengthens its Position in the Professional IT and AV Markets in ISE 2017
Cincinnati Bell Implements FinancialForce PSA for Project Management
FIS Earns Numerous Industry Recognitions
TRUSTe / EDAA Research Shows Digital Advertising Self-Regulatory Programme Continues to Improve Consumer Attitudes Towards Interest-Based Advertising
FinancialForce Sees Public Sector Growth As G-Cloud Supplier

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  Explorers Vacation Club

Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)